*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                               Jeanne’s Cake
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :1:30
 Categories    : Cakes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/3  cup           shortening
      1/4  cup           icing sugar
    1      tsp.           vanilla
    1      cup           flour
      1/3  tsp.           baking powder
      1/2  cup           shortening
      3/4  cup           sugar
    2                    eggs
    1      tsp.           vanilla
    1 1/2  cups          flour
    2      tsp.           baking powder
      1/2  tsp.           salt
      1/2  cup           milk
      1/2  cup           milk
    2      Tbsp          flour
      1/2  cup           butter
      1/4  cup           shortening
      1/2  tsp.           vanilla
    1      cup           icing sugar
    1      dash          salt
 For base: Cut shortening into dry ingredients; mix well.  Pat firmly
 and evenly into an 8-inch square pan.  Bake at 350F for 10-12 min. Cool.
 For cake: Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs and vanilla, beating
 well until fluffy.  Sift flour, baking powder and salt together; add to
 creamed mixture alternately with milk.  Pour batter into a g
 greased and floured 8-inch square pan.  Bake at 350F for 35-40 min.
 For frosting: In small saucepan, stir together the milk and the
 flour.  Cook, stirring constantly until mixture is thickened and smooth;
 cool. On highest speed of mixer, beat cooled flour mixture wit
 h butter, shortening and vanilla until smooth and fluffy. Blend in
 icing sugar and salt; continue beating until frosting is fluffy- at least
 15 min. Assemble.
 To Assemble Cake:  Place shortbread base on serving plate; spread with
 small amount of frosting.  Place cake on base.  Cover top and sides of cake
 with remaining frosting. If desired, garnish with chocolate
  sprinkles or decorate as you wish.
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